Utah's Hank Robins, 33, and Kycen Winn, 21, dominated in the #13 YETI World Series of Team Roping Finale after knocking down four steers in 29.03 seconds, worth $234,000.

"We just got good cattle and just roped them," Robins said. "We had about a full second. It took a lot of pressure off of us."

Robins and Winn just needed to make a 9-second run to win the roping, but made an aggressive 7.44-second run on a good steer to win the average and take the victory lap inside the South Point Hotel and Casino's arena. 

"I wasn't even nervous," Winn said.

Robins rode a dark bay 18-year-old head horse named Leroy who helped him rope all four steers. 

"I bought him off of a feedlot from the Guerneys in 2007," Robins said. "He's just a natural—tough as nails. I've actually ridden him here at the Finale four times."

Hank Robins sticking it on one for Kycen Winn.

Hank Robins sticking it on one for Kycen Winn.

Winn's horse, 13-year-old gelding Jazz, has been in the family for 10 years now. 

"My Uncle Al sold him to my grandpa when he was 3 years old," Winn said. "My dad and my brother rode him and they hated him. When I was younger I didn’t like roping a whole lot, but then I kind of took over and from there no one else rode him but me. My grandpa just gave him to me. From day one he’s never bucked. When I was younger I wouldn’t ride anything I didn’t think I could ride around, but now I feel like we communicate." 

Both Robins and Winn had the support of their family to help battle through the rounds. Robins was accompanied by his wife, Bonnie and 18-month-old, Reannon. Winn's mother Shelly and brother Taylor came in to watch him rope in the #13, but his dad and girlfriend will be down to watch him in the rest of the ropings later on this week. 

When Robins isn't roping he's working as a Finance Advisor at Edward Jones and a local farrier. 

"I have a degree in finance and they were look for someone in our hometown and they kind of found me," Robins explained. "I also shoe about 15 head a week. Its been good for my other business. I have a family and professional job so roping more of a hobby for me. Kycen's focus is more on roping and getting through college."

Winn is currently a junior at Snow College in Ephraim, Utah, majoring in elementary education and administration as well as an active competitor on their college rodeo team. 

Kycen Winn celebrating the $234,000 win with a well-deserved victory lap.

Kycen Winn celebrating the $234,000 win with a well-deserved victory lap.

"I come from a long history of educators," Winn said. "My great grandpa, grandpa and dad are principles. My brother is math teacher."

Not only did Winn bank half of the $234,000 purse, he also started out his World Series of Team Roping Finale week winning the #14 Super Qualifier with Jace Mitchell. They roped four head in 24.67 seconds to bank $40,000.

"It’s not even real yet," Winn laughed. "It took me 24 hours for the #14 to set in. Maybe when I get home it will all set in. My mom is going to take it and put it all in a safe." 

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